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Robbers take P40,000 from remittance center in Cebu city

By: - Correspondent / @cebudailynews
/ 09:04 PM October 09, 2014

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Two armed men robbed a remittance center in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City past noon on Thursday and escaped with P40,000 in cash.

Police said a man wearing a ball cap entered Western Union branch on R. Duterte Street, at 12:57 p.m. and pretended to be a customer. A few seconds later, another man wearing a helmet entered the establishment.

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Both then pulled out their guns and declared a hold-up.

They took the P40,000 from the cash box as well as the bags of three Western Union personnel.

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Chief Insp. Allan Rosario, Guadalupe police station chief, said the bags contained cellular phones and some personal belongings.

He said there was a close circuit television (CCTV) inside the establishment. The footage, he added, could be enhanced to determine the identities of the robbers.

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TAGS: Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City, R. Duterte, Remmitance Center, robbery, Western Union
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